Vital Football

Latest Peterborough United News

Posh Miss out on Arsenal Starlet!

Posh Miss out on Arsenal Starlet!

For weeks, ever since it was suggested Posh were looking to sign a new striker in the January transfer window, we`ve been pondering over who it might be.

Various names were put forward but it appears we were all wide of the mark.

Today, Barry Fry has revealed that the player in question was the Arsenal youngster, Jay Simpson, and that any ambitions to recruit him, probably on loan, have been quashed by the so-called bigger clubs.

Speaking to the local media, Fry has remarked,

'We won't be getting the striker we really wanted to bring in and he will most probably be playing against us at the weekend.

'Jay is a cracking young talent who Darren identified about 18 months ago. He has had a few games for Arsenal and did well when he was at Millwall.

'Arsenal weren't prepared to loan him out until they were knocked out of the Carling Cup and we were first in the queue when that happened.

'Unfortunately for us clubs like West Brom, Derby and Norwich came on the scene and when that happened the lad understandably wasn't interested in coming here.'


Oh well, what isn`t meant to be isn`t meant to be!

Join Vital Peterborough

It's easy to register , simply click the link and enjoy getting involved (you can even win prizes!)

Message Board To visit the message board, click here. Get involved This website is your website and we are looking for people to help run the site. Do you go to most of the games and have an opinion? Why not write a match report? Perhaps you are a budding journalist or even just someone who is very opinionated? Well why not join our team? If this interests you please contact Vital Peterborough.

Exclusive to Vital ! Read now ! The Vital Boxing John H Stacey Interview



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:PoshPete
Date:Tuesday December 30 2008
Time: 12:45PM

Comments

0
Now that would have been a coup!
merlin
30/12/2008 19:21:00
0
If Arsenal had of gone out of the Carling Cup earlier - we'd have got him!
PoshPete
30/12/2008 19:25:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Peterborough United Articles

Sky's 10 In 10 - Who Features?

Sky Sports being their festive 10 in 10 this week, so who features in the football screening overload for 2016/17?

FA Cup Third Round - Full Draw (5/12/16)

The draw for the third round of the FA Cup took place earlier this evening.

FA Cup Ball Numbers Known (3/12/16)

With FA Cup second round ties taking place this weekend, the ball numbers for the third round draw of the competition have now been allocated.

500,000+ Season Tickets Sold In 2016/17

More than 500,000 Season Tickets were sold in the Football League pyramid for the 2016/17 season.

Archived Vital Posh Articles

Vital Posh articles from

Site Journalists

mwl1967
Editor email
Profile
TomLea_
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Can Lee Angol solve our scoring problems?
Suggested By:
Yes31%
No69%

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Scunthorpe 21 13 5 3 44 23
2 Sheff Utd 21 12 5 4 41 16
3 Bolton 20 12 4 4 40 12
4 Bradford 21 9 9 3 36 9
5 Rochdale 21 10 3 8 33 3
6 Peterborough 20 9 5 6 32 10
7 Fleetwood 21 9 5 7 32 6
8 Southend 21 8 7 6 31 1
9 Bristol Rovers 21 8 6 7 30 -4
10 Wimbledon 21 7 8 6 29 5
11 Charlton 20 6 10 4 28 7
12 Millwall 20 8 4 8 28 0
13 Northampton 21 7 6 8 27 1
14 Oxford 21 7 6 8 27 0
15 Port Vale 21 7 6 8 27 -6
16 Gillingham 20 7 5 8 26 -3
17 Walsall 21 6 8 7 26 -6
18 MK Dons 21 6 6 9 24 -4
19 Swindon 21 6 5 10 23 -11
20 Bury 21 6 2 13 20 -12
21 Coventry 21 4 7 10 19 -10
22 Oldham 20 3 9 8 18 -10
23 Chesterfield 21 5 3 13 18 -13
24 Shrewsbury 21 4 6 11 18 -14
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Vital Football Comment

Recent Peterborough United Results (view all)

Peterborough United Fixtures (view all)

Dec 17 2016 3:00PM : Charlton Athletic (a)
Sky Bet League One
Dec 26 2016 3:00PM : Gillingham (H)
Sky Bet League One
Dec 31 2016 3:00PM : Coventry City (H)
Sky Bet League One
Jan 2 2017 3:00PM : Scunthorpe United (a)
Sky Bet League One
Jan 7 2017 3:00PM : Southend United (H)
Sky Bet League One
Jan 14 2017 3:00PM : Bury (a)
Sky Bet League One
Write for Vital Football